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Hundreds of landlords and property professionals have hit out at a lack of Scottish Government support as a range of measures are called on to help protect this critical part of the nation's housing stock. More than two-thirds of landlords and property professionals who responded to a survey by spec

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Jennifer Harris, senior research associate at the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE), looks at how new UK-wide research highlights examples of how services are adapting to improve access to advice and information for people living in the private rented sector. This is part of

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Private residential landlords would be wise to take notice of Scotland’s first wrongful termination order. It establishes the fact that the law has teeth and can bite, writes Paul Harper. The wrongful termination order is a ruling which underpins the fact that it could prove costly to evi

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Steve Rolfe and Kim McKee (University of Stirling) present an overview of a new research report that they have produced, along with Tom Simcock, Julie Feather and Jenny Hoolachan, which considers what landlords can do to make their tenants feel more at home in the Private Rented Sector (PRS).

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A landlord in Edinburgh is advertising single rooms to rent with pre-paid electricity meters charging tenants 50p to use the shower The single rooms are available to rent in two properties in the Marchmont and Meadows area of the capital, with the landlord advertising single rooms sharing with up to

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A landlord who did not secure the deposit from two Glasgow students has been ordered to pay them £2,800 after a tribunal ruling. Ajitpal Dhillon was taken to a housing tribunal by Laura Pollock and Rhona MacKintosh following a dispute over an Argyle Street flat.

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Scottish estate agency and lettings group Lomond has announced the completion of four acquisitions following the recent announcement of its merger with Linley & Simpson. Two of the businesses joining the Lomond group, Pad Residential and Allison & Co, are based in Manchester and the remainin

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Scottish Labour has called on the Scottish Government to revisit the Private Rented Tenancy regime to prevent landlords evicting tenants on unfair grounds following an award of the first wrongful termination order. At present, there are concerns the standard of proof for evictions to be granted rema

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The success of Scottish Government proposals to regulate short-term lets such as AirBnB is dependent on new funding to support implementation by planning departments, according to the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI). The regulations include a mandatory licensing scheme to ensure that all s

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With new regulations on short-term lets set to be put before the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Communities Committee next month, Scottish Land & Estates has teamed up with other organisations to state their case against the proposals. Proposals for new regulations on shor

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